Shooting Suns and Things (1986)

Author: Desmond Gallagher

Book ID: 64598

Price: 50.00

Shooting Suns and Things: Transatlantic Fliers at Portmarnock. Kingford Press, 1986.Pp, 104. Red cloth boards in illustrated dust jacket. A fine bright copy.

Illustrated with photographs & drawings.

The story of fliers and aviators who came to Portmarnock beach in the period 1930-1933. A natural runway in North Dublin, it was ideal for a take-off point for transatlantic flights against the prevailing wind. The main heroes are Charles Kingsford Smith – Jim Mollison and Charles Ulm, as well as Amy Johnson, a female aviator who married Mollison.

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